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There are 3 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station by train, car or towncar

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  1. Take the train from Alexandria to Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station

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  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station

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  1. Take a town car from Reagan Washington Airport to Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station by subway and train

The journey time between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station is around 2h 22m and covers a distance of around 105 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 20 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 58m. Operated by Metro Washington DC, Amtrak and Amtrak Northeast Regional, the Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station service departs from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arrives in Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station. Typically 62 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 2m
Layover time:
20 min
Total time:
2h 22m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 58m
Journey distance:
105 miles
Services per week:
62
Cheapest price:
$16
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
01:27
Last service departs at:
19:32

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station subway and train schedules

Subway services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) → Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station is to drive, which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) station to Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station station. However, there are services departing from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arriving at Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station via Alexandria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station is 89 miles. The road distance is 103.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station without a car is to train which takes 3h and costs $16 - $95.

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It takes approximately 3h to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station, including transfers.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Alexandria station.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station is 104 miles. It takes approximately 1h 48m to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station.
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  • Distance: 89.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station, VA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Alexandria to Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $28 - $40 and the journey takes 1h 53m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route 5 times a day.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria to Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria to Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$29 - $90
Business Class Seat
$50 - $120
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

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Towncar from Reagan Washington Airport to Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$260 - $360
Private
$260 - $360

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